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Julian Ashworth

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Partner
Cayman Islands
work, pref+1 345 814 5413
cell+1 345 525 5413

Expertise

Julian specialises in private equity and hedge fund structures and investments.  He has worked with sponsors and institutional investors advising on the structuring and formation of private equity, hedge and hybrid funds, portfolio investments, security arrangements, secondary transactions and fund restructurings.  He advises sponsors and management companies on profit sharing and funding arrangements and Cayman Islands' regulatory matters.  Julian is also involved in corporate finance matters, including leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, co-investments and restructuring matters.

Professional Background

Julian joined Maples and Calder in 2012 having previously been a partner at another international law firm in the Cayman Islands.  Prior to that, he worked for SJ Berwin in London advising on private equity and corporate finance matters.  He commenced practice in the corporate and commercial department at Bell Gully in New Zealand.  Julian has been recommended in both Who's Who Legal and Legal 500. 

Education

University of Auckland, New Zealand, LLB (Hons)
University of Auckland, New Zealand, BA (Political Science)
Securities Institute of Australia, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment

Bar Admissions

2001 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand (does not practise as a New Zealand barrister or solicitor)
2006 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2007 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

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